Financial Empowerment Program Coordinator

Financial Empowerment Program Coordinator

The Financial Empowerment Program (FEP) Coordinator seeks to help clients of the Mansfield Mission Center (MMC) break the cycle of poverty and create greater hope for the future by assisting with their financial needs. The FEP Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing all MMC programs and events that fall under the Financial Empowerment Program, including but not limited to the GED Financial Assistance Program, Connections Day events, Employability Workshop, Money Champ Camps, and Financial Coaching Program. The Program Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Programs. 

Job Responsibilities: The following is a list of related job tasks.  Others may be assigned as needed:

Event and Program Facilitation (50%)

·       Manage all steps necessary for execution of Financial Empowerment classes, events, and workshops

·       Negotiate and execute Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) covering partnerships and use of services and facilities in connection with FEP programs and events

·       Manage compilation of class, event, and workshop materials

·       Execute and/or manage set-up and tear-down of equipment and meeting space necessary for workshops and program events

·       Track expenses and adhere to budget set for each FEP program, workshop, and or event

 

Administrative (25%)

·       Manage data collection and entry from client workshops and events

·       Make confirmation and reminder calls for upcoming workshops and events

·       Responsible for meeting workshop and event attendance goals and objectives in collaboration with financial coaches and other program team members

●      Manage yearly Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and coordinate with city and community agencies to assure successful outcomes

●      Aggregate and report monthly results from all FEP related programs

●      Track and monitor GED student attendance and testing

●      Administer GED test vouchers to qualifying students in timely manner

 

Community and Client Outreach (25%)

·       Oversee client recruitment and community outreach for programs

·       Assist financial coaches with client registration for workshops and classes

·       Coordinate program and event start and completion dates with community partners

·       Attend community awareness events associated with MMC programs as directed

 

The Financial Empowerment Program Coordinator must possess the following qualifications:

●      Ability to work some evenings and weekends

●      Ability to build rapport with community partners and program participants

●      Ability to supervise program volunteers

●      High degree of professionalism and ability to uphold confidentiality

The Financial Empowerment Program Coordinator should ideally possess the following qualifications:

●      Enthusiastic approach to work; ability to work effectively in a collaborative workplace

●      Possesses a high level of energy; is self-motivated and has strong personal boundaries

●      Christian faith background and ability to use Christ centered concepts to serve the poor

 

Education & Experience

●      Bachelor’s degree in social work, business or related field required

●      2+ years relevant work experience or training in financial education or social service delivery

●      Prior employment/volunteer experience in a community-based social service nonprofit preferred

 

The Mansfield Mission Center provides a Christ-centered work environment where staff care for and support each other. We are motivated by our faith, are passionate about the work we do, and we also like to have fun together. Our staff breakfast potlucks are famous! If you love helping others, enjoy a moderately-paced work environment, and want to be part of our organizational growth – we would love to hear from you.

 

To apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to Charlene Hurst by April 15th for consideration at charleneh@mansfieldmission.org.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lindsey Trook